Welcome to Lakehead!

Orientation is your introduction and official welcome to Lakehead and our communities of Thunder Bay and Orillia. The following webpage will help ensure a successful academic, social and personal transition to your university experience.

Explore questions and answers on various topics to learn more about what to expect.

Connect with further information specific to indigenous, international and graduate students.
Learn about upcoming orientation and transition events.

Visit mycourselink.lakeheadu.ca and log in to your Lakehead University Online Orientation course now.

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A student guide leading students on a tour of Lakehead Thunder Bay


Get to know your Lakehead family, make connections that will support you through your university career, learn what it means to be a part of the Lakehead community, and how to get involved.

Learn more about myCommunity

Indigenous Students studying


Find out how to get started, who to reach out to for your academic needs, tips on how to be successful and what to expect on your journey to graduation.

Learn more about myAcademics

View over Lake Tamblyn


Begin to familiarize yourself with our beautiful campuses, where services and amenities are located, and learn how to get around our communities.

Learn more about myCampus

Student smiling wearing Lakehead Thunderwolves shirt


Explore the mental health and health resources available, learn how to stay connected to your culture, and how to stay physically active with Lakehead.

Learn more about myWellbeing

Man reading book in library


Learn more about the various types of financial aid available, how to plan your own finances and what employment opportunities are available to you.

Learn more about myFinances

Students celebrating with their hands in the air


Explore career interests, how to build relevant experience and make the most of your degree.

Learn more about myFuture



Transition Tuesday: Immigration

August 4, 2020 - 10:00am

Via Zoom


Wednesday Weekly: Admission Updates

August 5, 2020 - 10:00am

Via Zoom


Transition Thursday: Wellness Support

August 6, 2020 - 10:00am

Via Zoom


Faculty Friday: Engineering

August 7, 2020 - 10:00am

Via Zoom

AEP Fall Intake Webinar

August 10, 2020 (All day)



Monday Meet-up: Packing for your...

August 10, 2020 - 10:00am

Via Zoom


Parents & Supporters Webinar

August 14, 2020 - 9:00am



Curbside Pick-up

September 2, 2020 - 10:00am

THUNDER BAY: Agora Circle , ORILLIA: Orillila Academic Building


President's Reception

September 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Under the President's Balcony


President's Reception

September 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

Under the President's Balcony


International Orientation- THUNDER BAY...

September 3, 2020 (All day)